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Royal William WHALAN

Regimental number351
Other NamesWilson Royal
ReligionMethodist
OccupationRailway porter
AddressOberon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, A S Whalan, Oberon, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, A Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Medium Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 255 Pte Alfred Harper Whalan MM, 49th Bn, killed in action, 3 September 1916; 1336 Pte Glyndwr Montagu WHALAN, 18th Bn, killed in action, 22 August 1915; 477 Corporal Richard Percy Whalan, 1st Machine Gun Bn, killed in action, 18 September 1918.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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